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Realising climate gains from smallholder chicken farming in Africa

There is hardly a document on African climate change issues that does not portray livestock husbandry in a negative light - responsible for emitting substantial quantities of greenhouse gases. While it is true that some livestock play a role in gener…

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Farmer communication and supportive policies key to wider adoption of climate-smart agriculture

Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) is a game changer for smallholder farmers in Africa. Many farmers battle with the impacts of rising temperatures, frequent floods and droughts that affect productivity and profits. Extra effort is needed to boost their…

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Climate-smart community seed banks conserve and share essential farm biodiversity resources

Community seed banks offer a sustainable way to improve access to high-value seeds, creating viable community-based businesses and maintaining biodiversity. In addition, community seed banks contribute to farmer adaptation. They also indirectly enhan…

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15 Results in projects and events

Apr 5

Disruptive Agricultural Technology Challenge and Conference

The Disruptive Agricultural Technology (DAT) Challenge and Conference aims to provide a forum to discuss the opportunities offered by disruptive digital technologies to increase productivity, and access to services and markets in the agricultural sector. Several promising digital technology innovators in agriculture…
Location:
Chiromo Rd, Nairobi, Kenya

Jan 24

Effective use open data and weather data to enhance agricultural productivity and improve communities' nutrition

Global Food Security Index (2017) ranked Rwanda the 88th out of 113 assessed countries worldwide. Also recent Health Demographic Survey (2015) has shown that prevalence of stunting among children under five was above 38%. Open data can be used in decision-making in tackling these problems.



Nov 5

'Accelerating the uptake of climate-smart agriculture' kickoff

CTA and implementing partners have begun to implement a project 'Accelerating the uptake of climate-smart agriculture', in Ethiopia, aimed at improving resilience, agricultural productivity, food security and the income of 20,000 smallholder farmers in Ethiopia through the promotion of widespread adoption of climate-smart agriculture (CSA) practices. The project identifies proven CSA approaches…
Location:
Awassa, Ethiopia

Jun 18

“Accelerating the Uptake of Climate-Smart Agriculture” kickoff

The project “Accelerating the Uptake of Climate-Smart Agriculture” seeks to improve resilience, agricultural productivity, food security and income of 5,000 smallholder farmers in Jamaica through the promotion of widespread adoption of climate-smart agriculture (CSA) practices. The project will identify proven CSA approaches…
Location:
Kingston, Jamaica

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